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With two wins, women’s soccer remains in first place in the Big Sky

With two wins, women’s soccer remains in first place in the Big Sky

By Jeremy Burnham, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Sports

Chloe Williams tied the Big Sky Conference’s all-time goal record as EWU picked up six points over the weekend. The BSC leading Eagles defeated Portland State University 3-0 on Friday, Oct 13, and the University of Montana 1-0 on Sunday. Oct 15. Friday’s match against PSU was a battle for first place in the...

No. 10/9 EWU football wins fifth straight, outlasts Montana State

No. 10/9 EWU football wins fifth straight, outlasts Montana State

By Michael Brock, Sports Editor

October 14, 2017


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If there's one characteristic EWU football head coach Aaron Best points out most, it's resiliency. And the first-year coach had much to rave about after the Eagles' 31-19 win over Montana State University on Saturday. EWU had three turnovers, but forced four Bobcats turnovers, including two in the...

EWU cross country’s Colton Johnsen: a star on the rise

EWU cross country’s Colton Johnsen: a star on the rise

By Logan Stanley, Managing Editor

October 11, 2017


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About a year ago, EWU’s head cross country coach Chris Shane and I were sitting in his office. We were discussing the recent performance by a particular freshmen on the men’s side. Shane told me that this kid had the potential to be real good. A year later, the coach’s prophecy is coming true. Bor...

EWU volleyball splits a pair on the road

EWU volleyball splits a pair on the road

By Jeremy Burnham, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

The EWU women’s volleyball team has had a challenging start to their season. They played nine of their first 11 games on the road, and the numbers got even more lopsided as the Eagles played two more away games on Thursday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 7. First, EWU swept Northern Arizona University, 3-...

Women’s soccer remains perfect in BSC play with two road wins

Women’s soccer remains perfect in BSC play with two road wins

By Jeremy Burnham, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Sports

After seven home games in a row, the EWU women’s soccer team finally hit the road on Oct. 6 and Oct. 8 with a pair of road games. The weekend was a successful one as the Eagles defeated the University of North Dakota 2-1 on Friday, before beating the University of North Colorado 2-0 on Sunday. EWU is ...

No. 10 EWU Football Stages Late Comeback to Beat UC Davis, 41-38

No. 10 EWU Football Stages Late Comeback to Beat UC Davis, 41-38

By Michael Brock, Sports Editor

October 8, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

A couple weeks ago, after the EWU football team came back from a 24-6 halftime deficit to beat Montana 48-41, head coach Aaron Best marveled at his team’s resiliency. “It’s unconventional sometimes where we put ourselves behind the eight ball time after time," said Best. "Then they find a way...

EWU Athletics Inducts Several Alumni to Hall of Fame

EWU Athletics Inducts Several Alumni to Hall of Fame

By Jeremy Burnham, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Sports

While EWU’s current football team was preparing for their would-be victory over Sacramento State University on Saturday, the school took some time to honor some of their winners of the past. On Saturday morning, one team and five individuals were inducted into the Eastern Washington University At...

EWU Women’s Soccer Takes Down Southern Utah, 4-0

EWU Women’s Soccer Takes Down Southern Utah, 4-0

By Jeremy Burnham, Sports Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Sports

EWU women’s soccer added another Big Sky Conference victory on Sunday afternoon, as they defeated Southern Utah University 4-0.  Their record now stands at 8-4-1 overall, and 2-0-1 in BSC play. If one were to look at one statistic to tell the story of this match, it would be shots. The Eagles o...

No. 8 EWU Football Thumps Sacramento State, 52-31

No. 8 EWU Football Thumps Sacramento State, 52-31

By Michael Brock, Sports Editor

September 30, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

As EWU football's sophomore running back Antoine Custer Jr. stood in the makeshift postgame interview area at Roos Field on Saturday, he uttered a simple yet irrefutable statement. "[It] always feels good to win on The Red." Roos Field. The Red. The Inferno. No matter the title it's given, the...

EWU women’s soccer pick up four points at home as conference play begins

EWU women’s soccer pick up four points at home as conference play begins

By Jeremy Burnham, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

After a 10-game non-conference schedule that saw EWU women’s soccer team finish with a record of 6-4-0, the Eagles finally opened up Big Sky Conference play this past weekend. EWU welcomed two BSC teams to Cheney. After playing Sacramento State University to a 0-0 tie on Friday, the Eagles shut out ...

No. 11 EWU Football Outlasts Rival Montana, 48-41

No. 11 EWU Football Outlasts Rival Montana, 48-41

By Michael Brock, Sports Editor

September 24, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

MISSOULA, MT. — It was a tale of two halves for the EWU football team on Saturday evening against the University of Montana. After trailing 24-6 at halftime of the rivalry game in Missoula, the Eagles scored 42 points in the second half and outlasted UM, 48-41. Both teams started off the game slowly;...

No. 12 EWU Football Takes Down Fordham, 56-21

No. 12 EWU Football Takes Down Fordham, 56-21

By Michael Brock, Sports Editor

September 16, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

The Eastern Washington University football team marched into New York on Saturday afternoon and flattened the Fordham University Rams, 56-21. After dropping their first two games to open the 2017 season, this was a dominating showing on both sides of the field from the Eagles. Offensively, there w...

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